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Members of the Dakota Resource Council are protesting against the transportation of crude oil by train today in Grand Forks. (Luke Franke/Grand Forks Herald)

Dakota Resource Council to protest oil transport, rail congestion

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Dakota Resource Council members will hold a protest at 3:30 p.m. today in both Emerado, N.D., and at the Amtrak station on DeMers Avenue in Grand Forks.


The protests aim to raise awareness about concerns regarding transporting Bakken crude oil by rail and the difficulties farmers face shipping their products because of congestion caused by trains carrying that oil.

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